Idealization - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |aɪˌdiːələˈzeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word idealization
Brit.  |aɪdɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word idealization


- a portrayal of something as ideal (syn: glorification)
the idealization of rural life was very misleading
- (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
- something that exists only as an idea

Extra examples

She tends to idealize her job.

...he had a tendency to idealize his heroes and believe they could do no wrong...

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